Deputies shoot domestic violence suspect in Tacoma, investigation underway

An investigation is underway after deputies shot a domestic violence suspect in Tacoma on Tuesday night. 

According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD), deputies responded to a domestic dispute call involving family members at around 11:49 p.m. at Martins Mobile Home Park, near the corner of 48th St. E and 33rd Ave. Ct. E. 

The caller informed deputies that their brother was armed with a knife. 

Shortly after midnight, deputies encountered the suspect, who ran to a shed on the property. 

At around 12:11 a.m., deputies reported 'shots fired' over the radio. 

The PCSO indicated that deputies applied a chest seal bandage to the suspect and took him to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. 

No deputies were injured in the incident. 

The Pierce County Force Investigation Team is leading the investigation. 

Further information is limited at this time.


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